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Egyptian TV interviewed Amb. Tago for the "Appointment at the Embassy" with Host Ms. Elddin

On 13 September 2023, the Egyptian TV visited the Philippine Embassy in Cairo to interview Philippine Ambassador to Egypt, Mr. Ezzedin H. Tago, for the program “Appointment at the Embassy” with the host Ms Sarah Nour Elddin on Chanel 2. The episode will be aired on 25 September 2023 at 7PM.

During the interview, Amb Tago discussed the economy of the Philippines, particularly its agricultural exports, being one of the largest pineapple and coconut-producing countries in the world. He also was also asked about the natural beauty of the Philippines and its famous tourist destinations, and he enumerated many top destinations that are a must visit including Boracay, Palawan, and Bohol.

The host asked about the status and role of women in the Philippine society and economy. Amb. Tago cited statistics highlighting the recent of achievement in equal opportunity accorded to both genders in education and the economy, as well as the high participation of women in private sector and government leadership roles.

The interview also tackled various aspects of bilateral cooperation between the Philippines and Egypt. This included cooperation on higher education and skills training, space and science, and agriculture.

Amb. Tago also reiterated the Philippine government appreciation to Egypt for its assistance in allowing Filipinos from Sudan to temporarily enter Egypt enroute to the Philippines during this ongoing situation in Sudan. -END

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